Category Archives: Literary Loitering

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Literary Loitering 49 – The Plums of Anger

We’re a man down and two men up this week, and somewhere in that equation is an algorithm for best-sellers and a children’s picture book about Donald Trump. Our featured books are Gig Posters Volume 2: Rock Show Art of the 21st Century, The Tropic

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Literary Loitering 48 – Redneck Avengers

There’s never a dull moment when you have judo books for kids by Vladimir Putin, 9-year-old journalists scooping major networks and a set of rejected Disney dwarves. Our featured books are Escapology by Ren Warom, New Pompeii by Daniel Godfrey and The Definitive Visual Guide

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Literary Loitering 47 – Anglo-Saxon Trolling

UNESCO have finally listed the Exeter Book as a principal cultural artefact. In other news, researchers prove that Batman is the most ill-equipped superhero, and William S. Burroughs reading The Naked Lunch will be released as an experimental punk album. Our featured book is the

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Literary Loitering 46 – Romans Be Crazy

This week researchers continue to try to prove things that are common sense, Tom Holland finds parallels between Donald Trump and Caligula, Dan Brown upsets teenagers and young adults, and book vending machines are a great idea. Our featured books are Creation Machine by Andrew

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Literary Loitering 45 – Tickle That Catastrophe

It’s an assortment of oddments this week with Walt Whitman’s recently rediscovered 47,000 word treatise “Manly Health and Fitness”, scientists arguing that the Borrowers couldn’t exist in reality and more. We also some alternative insults from Shakespearean works. Our featured book is Clash of Eagles

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Literary Loitering 44 – The Cronenberg Colouring Book

This week Producer Rob is doing cartwheels because one of his favourite fantasy novel franchises – The Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan – is getting a “cutting edge TV series”. In amongst all the unhealthy acrobatics we discuss the “kingly” statue overlooking Tintagel Castle,

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Literary Loitering 43 – Eye Protection is Important

In amongst the Dali diaries, more additions to Stieg Larsson’s Millenium series and our favourite childhood books, we found a story about a painting that, once seen, will never be forgotten. You have been warned. Our featured books are Firefly: The Gorram Shiniest Dictionary and

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Literary Loitering 42 – Lovecraftsploitation

Good Omens by Sir Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman is getting a TV adaptation! In other news a company will increase your narcissism with selfie colouring books, Scott Marsh whitewashes his “Kanye Loves Kanye” mural for a lot of money, and check your attics because

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Literary Loitering 40 – Ancient Psychic Tandem War Elephant

It’s been a strange week with the passing of renowned architect Dame Zahar Hadid, the news that King Arthur may have been from Yorkshire, and a children’s book about The Queen finding the right crown to wear. Our featured books are Adventure Time: The Enchiridion